Minutes earlier than the present began, the viewers waits whereas the performers observe earlier than they play.
Photograph by Josh Seabaugh
Attending an orchestra might be soothing. The darkish lighting of the setting, the sound of the devices being professionally performed, and the sight of performers placing their coronary heart into one thing they love.
That is precisely what attendees on the Southeast Wind Symphony efficiency bought to get pleasure from on Thursday, Oct. 27, on the Bedell Efficiency Corridor. The group is thought for primarily utilizing woodwind devices, resembling bassoon and flute, and percussion devices, resembling drums and piano.
The symphony lasted round 45 minutes. Southeast junior Anthony Kandilaroff was one of many flutists who carried out. He mentioned the symphony was revised to accommodate security issues relating to Covid-19.
Tonight was alleged to be a fast to-the-point live performance, given Covid requirements, Kandilaroff mentioned. Thats why we have been in smaller teams.
The performers adopted social distancing tips as they performed their devices. After every music, the performers would step off stage whereas assistants would come out and sanitize their musical sheet stands.
Music performed throughout the live performance ranged from centuries-old tracks from the 1800s to newer themes. Fan-favorite music included the theme from the Harry Potter film collection and This Is Halloween from The Nightmare Earlier than Christmas.
Southeast sophomore Cameron Thompson mentioned he loved the ultimate, flute piece essentially the most.
I favored how the flutes performed totally different Halloween songs, Thompson mentioned. It was an total nice efficiency and I’d advocate it to anybody.
The Wind Symphonys subsequent efficiency is Nov. 17. The seasonal live performance will start at 7:30 p.m. and carried out on the Tutorial Corridor on the primary campus. Tickets might be bought on the River Campus website or be bought on the doorways.